researchers, science writers, editors, translators, illustrators, publishers
A focus group for all aspects of indexing for all media, including: (1) methods: metadata, taxonomy, thesaurus construction, manual construction, and automation; (2) working relationships between authors, publishers and indexers; and (3) professional training and development for indexers
Latest Activity: Jul 17, 2014
Different topics, formats, and media require different kinds of indexing to make information accessible. Indexes like those that appear in printed books or in special issues of journals also serve an important role for quick browsing and assessment of contents.
This group is open to all members of the Research Cooperative. Please give us your advice and questions on any aspect of indexing here. Use the message box below (messages will be forwarded to all members of the group; add keyword tags to make it easier for others to find your message).
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